STOCKTON TAKES FIRST STEP INTO THE U.S. MARKET
APPOINTS MS. SARAH REITER AS ITS COUNTRY MANAGER FOR UNITED STATES
February 2016 – The Stockton Group (STK), a leader in the development of plant based biopesticides, announced today the appointment of Ms. Sarah Reiter as Country Manager of Stockton USA effective February 1, 2016. Sarah joins Stockton with over 20 years of experience in the crop protection industry with a focus on biopesticides. In her last role prior to joining Stockton, Sarah served as Global Product Manager, Biologic Fungicides at Bayer CropScience. Before that, she was VP Marketing and Communication at AgraQuest, Inc, until Agraquest was acquired by Bayer. Earlier, she spent several years at Syngenta USA. Sarah holds a B.Sc. degree in English from the University of California, Davis and received her MBA from Villanova School of Business.
Sarah will be Stockton’s first country manager for the US market and her appointment signals Stockton’s focus on the US market. Her mission will be to create and grow Stockton’s business in the US with a focus on Timorex Gold and future portfolio products.
“As we are in the last steps of receiving or our different state registrations for Timorex Gold in the U.S and have clear intention to establish our Go-To-Market approach for this important market, we searched for a person with strong business skills and deep understanding of the US market and the Biopesticides arena, to develop our presence in the US,” said Guy Elitzur, CEO of Stockton Group. “Sarah brings substantial added value to our company’s initiatives as she possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience in the crop protection market in general and in the Biopesticides arena specifically, and we look forward to her arrival and contribution to the business. We trust she will provide the leadership and direction we need for our U.S. business and we are sure that under her leadership, we will build a substantial business in the US.